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2013-09-24 23:25:45

Earlier this week, lawmakers introduced a bill that would require the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to go through the formal rule-making process if they want to establish guidelines geared toward sleep apnea among commercial drivers. Sleep Apnea Surgicure is urging such drivers not to wait until the process is finished to seek help. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Sleep apnea is a very real threat along the nation’s highways. In a bid to respond to the...

2013-09-24 10:20:19

ACP recommends weight loss and CPAP as initial therapy for treatment People diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) should lose weight and use continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) as initial therapy, according to new recommendations from the American College of Physicians (ACP) published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal. More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea, which increases the risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke,...

Sleep Apnea Patients Need Their Beauty Sleep
2013-09-14 04:35:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Telling someone that you need your beauty sleep may not be just an expression anymore, as new research demonstrates that sleep apnea patients appear to be more attractive – as well as more alert and youthful – after receiving two months of treatment for the disorder. Writing in the September 15 edition of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Dr. Ronald Chervin of the University of Michigan Health System and colleagues...

2013-09-12 23:04:31

Many people think of sleep apnea as nothing more than a mere annoyance, but that’s not the case when the condition leaves a commercial driver unable to get a restful night of sleep. The physicians of Sleep Apnea Surgicure have put together tips so that such drivers and those they share the roads with are protected. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Sleep apnea is a condition that affects millions of people across the country. Marked by more than just simple snoring, a person...

2013-08-19 23:24:34

Sleep is essential to good health because it refreshes the body and mind. If you snore regularly and experience constant daytime drowsiness, you may have a condition called sleep apnea, which limits the amount of sleep and oxygen you get each night. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Does your snoring raise the dead—or at least prompt a swift kick? Has your partner or spouse said that you gasp or snort, or make choking sounds while asleep? Are you finding yourself way too drowsy during the day,...

2013-08-15 14:44:34

A neonatologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is the senior author of a large new study that found that current non-invasive techniques for respiratory support are less effective than widely assumed, in reducing the incidence of severe lung injury in very premature infants. Neonatologists commonly use non-invasive nasal ventilation instead of mechanical ventilation via a breathing tube, in hopes of avoiding bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). Frequently a by-product of...

2013-08-15 12:18:44

More time on CPAP was associated with reduced mortality after controlling for common risk factors A new study suggests that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy reduces the mortality rate in people who have both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which the authors refer to as "the overlap syndrome." "This study adds to the growing body of literature regarding the combined impact of OSA in patients with COPD," said lead author...

2013-08-12 23:01:55

CheapCPAPSupplies.com adds products like the Resprionics Child B2 Bonnett to now offer treatment of childhood sleep apnea, a condition that affects night-time breathing. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Recent studies indicate that between 1 and 4 percent of children suffer from sleep apnea, a condition that affects night-time breathing. Many of these children are young—between 2 and 8 years old. Some researchers suggest that children may grow out of sleep apnea, but even so, while...


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Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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